Marina Del Rey Homes for Sale
Marina del Rey is a seaside community in Los Angeles County, named for its harbor that is a major boating and water sports destination. The port is home to nearly 5,000 boats, and the largest man-made small craft harbor in North America. Marina del Rey is an upscale community with beautiful walking and biking paths along the water, a favorite vacation destination but also an ideal place to call home.
Residents of Marina del Rey enjoy gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Monica Mountains, waterfront living in a place with over 300 days of sunshine each year, and access to all of the dining, shopping, and entertainment of downtown Los Angeles.
Things to Do in Marina del Rey
Marina del Rey is a paradise for anyone who owns a boat, wants to own a boat, or loves to play on the water. There are multiple businesses offering chartered boats and opportunities for water sports in town. Try paddle board yoga, kayaking, sailing, or parasailing and discover your new favorite hobby!
For dining with a view, you will have no shortage of excellent choices. Try 26 Beach for Japanese meets American food, like a California Roll Hamburger. The local favorite is an excellent choice for a fresh and satisfying lunch, and also makes an engaging choice for a special date night.
Enjoy bold, exotic flavors at Akbar Cuisine of India. Guests can dine on an elegant seaside patio, taking in the sights and ambience of the marina while savoring a delicious Indian meal.
Stop by the iconic neighborhood pub Brennan’s, where you will find innovative New American dishes as well as vegan-friendly offerings, a rotating selection of craft beers, creative cocktails, and unique weekend events like their weekly turtle races. Special holiday events for occasions like St. Patrick’s Day and Oktoberfest are particularly fun.
For a waffle like one you’ve never had before, try Bru’s Wiffle. The family friendly brunch spot is a must-try.
Take a whale watching tour with Marina del Rey Sportfishing, an outing the whole family will love. Other family friendly activities in Marina del Rey include Marina “Mothers” Beach, with calm waters and roped off swimming area, and Daniel’s Bicycle Rentals at Fisherman’s Village.
You’ll also find an abundance of shopping choices, including many upscale boutiques in the Marina. There are many places to enjoy happy hour or dynamic nightlife, not to mention all of the entertainment in downtown Los Angeles just next door.
Schools in Marina del Rey
Public schools in Marina del Rey are highly rated and are a part of Los Angeles Unified School District, one of the largest and most well resourced districts in the nation. Private schools in the Marina del Rey area include many of the best in California, including all girls schools, STEM focused schools, performing arts academies, and institutions with a focus on college prep.
Whatever your academic needs and goals, there will be a school that is the perfect fit for your student in the Marina del Rey area.
Marina del Rey Real Estate
Marina del Rey is a small, limited real estate market when compared to many other Los Angeles County markets. Most properties in Marina del Rey are small waterfront condos, typically starting in the mid $600,000s. This is an ideal location for someone who loves the oceanfront views and atmosphere, but is looking for a small, low maintenance home. There are also some larger condos for over $1 million, but you will not find any undeveloped land or large single family homes within the limits of Marina del Rey.
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